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That can assist you journey sustainably, the GDS index is a efficiency enchancment programme to make tourism and occasions extra eco-friendly. Every year, the judges analyse 70 indicators to present every space a sustainability rating, together with air high quality, emissions, renewable energies, useful resource and water administration, and local weather change dedication.
Gothenburg, Sweden’s second largest metropolis, scooped first place with 93%. House to world-class eating places, various cultural scenes, sustainable residing and delightful nature, this metropolis was recognised for desirous to make an influence. It has a imaginative and prescient of being fossil impartial by 2030 and plans of desirous to run 97% of public transport on renewable vitality.
Norway’s Bergen took the second spot, adopted by Copenhagen and Aalborg — each in Denmark. Whereas Scandinavian nations have been clear winners, the UK did make the highest 10, with each Glasgow and Belfast being recognised for his or her inexperienced efforts.
“GDS-Motion salutes its members’ steady dedication to measuring and managing the sustainability contributions of their tourism and occasions,” says Man Bigwood, Chief Changemaker and CEO, GDS-Motion.
“Each step within the journey in direction of a vacation spot’s social, environmental, and financial well-being counts dramatically and all GDS-Index individuals are stewards of constructive change. Given the attain of Enterprise Occasions, it’s vital that this sector, particularly, additional leverages the chance to behave now, increase the bar, and put money into a thriving vacation spot on a journey in direction of better regenerative vacation spot administration, right this moment and going ahead. Working collectively, all of us win.”
Check out the total checklist beneath…
High 10 sustainable journey locations on this planet
- Gothenburg, Sweden (93%)
- Bergen, Norway (88%)
- Copenhagen, Denmark (87%)
- Aalborg, Denmark (86%)
- Bordeaux, France (85%)
- Glasgow, UK (84%)
- Stockholm, Sweden (84%)
- Belfast, UK (84%)
- Aarhus, Denmark (84%)
- Oslo, Norway (83%)